"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.